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    Hey! I'm gonna be in Ireland and England the last week of May. My recently retired folks + will have just graduated from grad school sister are taking a more extensive trip and I decided to tag along semi-autonomously for part of it. Probably gonna fly into Dublin, hang 2 or 3 days there, then from there to London for another 4 or 5, possibly with a stopover in Bath which my sister is keen on.

    So, 2 things: first off trying to meet some of yall irl after all these years! Droid, Eden, Luka, Tea, Craner, Danny, Barty, Third, etc, whoever's around really, who knows when the hell I'll be there again. 2nd, looking for any + all recs. Music, art, food, anything cool, weirder the better. I realize, barring an EU extension, Britain will be 2 months into post-Brexit Mad Max style wasteland at that point, but hopefully a few things will still persist in the ruins (seriously I hope everyone is OK tho).

    I'm not around here much these days cos work makes it hard, but the love runs deep, looking fwd to it!

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    Also if anyone at either stop wants to get psychedelic weird, know that I'm totally up for it, just saying

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    Supplies come and go according to some obscure clockwork of fate but we'll see what we can do. In my minds eye you look like a musclebound heavy from Mad Max. White dreads and piercings, sleeveless leather jacket, torn denims.

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    Drood will come over from Dublin on a coracle. Craner will get a horse and cart from Cardiff. Bringing the old bardic wisdom of the Celts, draped in cloaks of mist, eyes glimmering, hoary as the hills.
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    Me and barty will unconsciously fall into an ever escalating exaggeration of fake cockney accents till by nightfall we are speaking in rhyming slang, trading stories of the Krays and Mad Frankie Fraser.

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    Eden will appear in his bathchair pushed by third form, beard by now as Venerable as Marxs, the pair of them distributing impenetrable communist propaganda, so esoteric and logic chopping it looks more like mathematics than any recognisably human language.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luka View Post
    Me and barty will unconsciously fall into an ever escalating exaggeration of fake cockney accents till by nightfall we are speaking in rhyming slang, trading stories of the Krays and Mad Frankie Fraser.


    Look out for these two Padraig.

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